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  • There's help beyond moneylenders, Maharashtra to tell farmers

    Concerned at the high rate of farmer suicides in Maharashtra, the state legal aid services authority has decided to raise awareness among crop growers of various legal remedial measures at their disposal to avail government benefits. In its bid to bring farmers out of the clutches of moneylenders...

    Sunday, 31 August 2014 - 6:20am
  • Mumbai: Family court grants divorce to man whose wife constantly demanded to have sex

    Is there anything as too much sex? Well, the family court thinks so. The court recently granted a man divorce because his wife constantly demanded to have sex with him. The divorce was granted ex parte as the woman did not appear before the court even after she was summoned. In his divorce petition...

    Friday, 29 August 2014 - 5:56am
  • Bombay High Court directs state and Central government to give details on preventive measures taken against spread of Ebola virus

    Bombay High Court on Thursday directed the state and Central government to give information regarding preventive measures taken against the spread of the Ebola virus in India. The court also asked the External Affairs Ministry to submit details regarding the steps taken by it. The court gave the...

    Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 2:28pm
  • Bombay high court scraps dying declaration, acquits accused

    The Bombay high court recently acquitted a 30-year-old man and his 62-year-old mother who were sentenced to suffer life imprisonment for murdering his wife in 2011. The accused were alleged to have set the woman on fire by pouring kerosene on her. The court, while releasing the accused, held the...

    Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 6:20am
  • Principal home secretary gets show cause contempt notice for delayed stand on women's safety

    The Bombay High Court on Tuesday issued a show cause notice against the principal secretary of the Maharashtra home ministry calling upon him to explain why no action should be taken against him under the Contempt of Courts Act. The notice was issued after the government failed, despite several...

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 5:35am
  • How alternative dispute forums bring down pending cases

    Former Miss World Yukta Mookhey and her ex-husband Prince Tuli visited the courts regularly for two years during their bitter matrimonial dispute, till the high court referred the case for mediation. Just two months into the mediation process, the parties arrived at an amicable settlement and...

    Sunday, 24 August 2014 - 6:00am
  • Bombay high court grants bail to NSEL's Jignesh Shah

    The Bombay high court on Friday granted cash bail to Jignesh Shah, the prime accused in the National Spot Exchange Limited (NSEL) scam worth around Rs5,600 crore. Justice Abhay Thipsay, taking into consideration the deteriorating condition of Shah who has been in custody since his arrest on May 7,...

    Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 7:40am
  • Maharashtra government's responsibility to ensure non-stop power in exam centres: Bombay High Court

    The Bombay High Court on Thursday observed that it was the state government's responsibility to provide power generators to centres where Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examinations are held in case of blackouts owing to rampant load-shedding.

    Friday, 22 August 2014 - 5:15am
  • Electric meters in Wadala stall progress of monorail project

    Two electric meters kept inside a box in Wadala, stated to be on Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA)-acquired land, have for the last four months stalled the laying of pillars for the monorail project. The meters belong to a shop owner who has his premise nearby. He claims to...

    Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 5:30am
  • Bombay High Court stays death of two sisters until September 9

    Asks State & Union govt to explain delay in execution of sentence

    Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 5:25am